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Remodeling kitchen from framing to finished kitchen
Posted on October 21, 2021 by baker-admin
Underestimating the Costs of the Remodel They Want The number one mistake homeowners make when planning a remodel is underestimating the costs of the remodel they want. Homeowners rarely have a realistic budget in mind when they plan the remodel in their heads. We recommend homeowners research the features that they want for their remodel and then consult with a contractor. Read More...
multi-colored synthetic slate roof tiles
Posted on October 15, 2021 by baker-admin
Home improvements are often at the forefront of homeowners' minds. Trying to balance the best home improvements to increase the comfort and enjoyment levels of your home while also increasing the home value makes for difficult decisions. Some home improvements are easy targets, like installing a pool, maintaining good exterior paint, or updating a kitchen, but when it comes to the roof, Read More...
House fire caused from a dryer fire
Posted on September 20, 2021 by baker-admin
You may not believe that fire safety would include cleaning the lint from your dryer and dryer duct, but every year over 246 million dollars in damages occur due to dryer fires. In fact, dryer fires are the cause of 290013820 fires a year as reported by The National Fire Protection Agency. How Does a Dryer Fire Happen? Clothes dryers can catch on fire when the lint blocks the airflow of the dryer duct and prevents the air from being vented out. Read More...
Modern farmhouse cabinet
Posted on September 1, 2021 by baker-admin
These 17 Tips for a Beautiful Modern Farmhouse Remodel Will Help You Get Exactly What You Want for Your Project. It’s no secret that the modern farmhouse style has been trendy in recent years and for good reasons. The modern farmhouse décor is warm, chic, and inviting, making any home feel much warmer and homey. You don’t have to live in the country to enjoy the simplistic, modern-rustic style of a farmhouse remodel. 1. Read More...
DIY Roof Replacement
Posted on August 20, 2021 by baker-admin
Is DIY roof replacement a good idea? For some, the answer might be yes, but for most, the answer would be a hard no. As a teenager growing up in Texas, I spent a few summers working on roofing crews. We replaced roofs on apartments complexes throughout DFW, installed copper metal roofs on buildings off the shores of Lake Ray Hubbard, and countless roofs on residential homes across the metroplex. Read More...
damaged roof shingle repair needed
Posted on June 29, 2021 by baker-admin
Replacing your asphalt roof is expensive; however, there comes a time when repairing your roof becomes more costly than replacing it. Knowing when you should replace your roof or repair it will save you money in the long run. The highest-quality roofs will eventually need repair. You should expect an average of 3-5 roof repairs over the lifespan of the roof, although this number good varies greatly. Of course, Read More...
slate roof in black
Posted on June 4, 2021 by baker-admin
You might be wondering if slate is more expensive than most roof coverings, then how can it be one of the most cost-effective roofing materials? Slate material costs are three or four times the average asphalt shingle cost per square (a square is 100 SF), and the accessories are more expensive as well. Not to mention that slate roof installation requires more skill, and as you may have guessed, installation costs are also much more. Now, Read More...
shingle hail damage bruise old roof
Posted on May 12, 2021 by baker-admin
So the other night, there was a heavy rainstorm, and your house was hit by hail, but how do you know if there was hail damage and what does hail damage look like? If you own a home in Texas, you already know that you will have guys knocking on your door any time hail falls in your area. They will all tell you that you have hail damage, and they know this because your neighbor had hail damage also. Read More...
Hail damaged shingles with chalk circle
Posted on April 19, 2021 by baker-admin
It's that time again in Texas when bluebonnets groves are everywhere, the grass is greener, and butterflies are floating around. But with April showers also come hailstorms and "roofers." When even the smallest of hail stones hit your roof, you can be sure that your neighborhood will be flooded with so-called roofers. While it is true that sometimes small hailstones can cause roof damage, it takes the "perfect storm" to do so. Read More...
Air scrubber in water damaged room with baker roofing & construction worker
Posted on March 29, 2021 by baker-admin
Water damage restoration is not a topic that homeowners wish to learn about, but when pipes freeze, a toilet overflows, or a water heater valve breaks, homeowners need to learn it quickly. This article will discuss the process of water damage restoration and some pitfalls to avoid. Water Mitigation Water mitigation is a process: water extraction, demolition (dependant on the severity of water damage), dry-out and dehumidify, and sanitizing. Read More...